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Frank vitamin E deficiency is rare and overt deficiency symptoms have not been found in healthy people who obtain little vitamin E from their diets. Premature babies of very low birth weight (<1,...

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Medical News Today: Varying walking speed may burn more calories

A new study suggests that varying speed when walking can burn up to 20% more calories, compared with constantly walking at the same speed.

Slow Walking Speed May Signal Amyloid Buildup in Older Adults

Walking speed may be associated with the amount of amyloid buildup elderly people have in the brain, even if they don’t have symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) yet, according to a new Neurology ...

Slow Walking Speed May Signal Alzheimer's Risk

A slow walking speed was associated with a higher level of brain amyloid deposits in older adults at increased risk of developing dementia in a new study. Medscape Medical News

For a Better Calorie Burn, Adjust Your Speed While Walking

TUESDAY, Oct. 13, 2015 -- Walking is a great way to burn extra calories, but new research suggests you might gain even more benefit if you vary your speed as you stroll. The new research, from Ohio St...

Pregnant mothers influence fetal growth through genetics rather than maternal height

Transmitted genes, rather than growth limitations caused by actual differences in maternal height, are the key means by which a mother's height influences her baby's birth weight and length, according...

Slow walking speed may be early sign of Alzheimer’s in older people, study finds

Slow walking speed in older people is associated with higher levels of amyloid β in several areas of the brain in those who are at high risk but not yet showing symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, a.....

How number of sex partners differ by height, body mass

New research shows that how many sex partners people have is relative to their height and body mass. The study focused on 60,058 heterosexual men and women asking each to indicate their height, weight...

Overweight in midlife may speed up Alzheimer's: study

Being overweight at the age of 50 may speed the onset of Alzheimer's disease in old age, a study in the j

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Can height categories replace weight categories in striking martial arts competitions? A pilot study.

In most combat sports and martial arts, athletes compete within weight categories. Disordered eating behaviors and intentional pre-competition rapid weight loss are commonly seen in this population, a...

Validity of treadmill- and track-based individual calibration methods for estimating free-living walking speed and VO2 using the Actigraph accelerometer.

For many patients clinical prescription of walking will be beneficial to health and accelerometers can be used to monitor their walking intensity, frequency and duration over many days. Walking intens...

Energetics and mechanics of walking in patients with chronic low back pain and healthy matched controls.

Walking in patients with chronic low back pain (cLBP) is characterized by motor control adaptations as a protective strategy against further injury or pain. The purpose of this study was to compare th...

Effects of body weight unloading on electromyographic activity during overground walking.

Body weight unloading (BWU) on treadmills is a common method of gait rehabilitation. However, treadmills slightly but significantly modify gait biomechanical parameters thus confound the effects of BW...

Dalfampridine Effects Beyond Walking Speed in Multiple Sclerosis.

Dalfampridine extended release (ER) improves walking in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), as demonstrated by walking speed improvement. This exploratory study evaluated treatment effects of dalfamp...

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